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Milford

SC-14: originally installed in 1967. Town laid out by Joseph Oliver 1787. Village was located on tract then “Saw-Mill Range.” Names Milford from fording place near mill-dam erected by Rev. Sydenham Thorne across Mispillion Creek, 1787. First incorporated 1807. Old town in Kent County, new town in Sussex County. Home of Governors Tharp Causey, Burton, […]

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Milford

SC-26: Originally installed in 1933. Town laid out by Joseph Oliver 1787. The village was located on a tract then called “Saw-Mill Range.” Named Milford from fording place near mill-dam erected by Rev. Sydenham Thorne across Mispillion Creek, 1787. First incorporated 1807. The old town in Kent County, a new town in Sussex County. Home […]

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Milford

RG# 6140   Milford was formed from two communities, one on the north side of the Mispillion Creek and one on the south linked by a bridge over the creek near its headwaters. On the north, the establishment of a town was spurred by the Reverend Sydenham Thorne who had built a dam and established […]

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Yearbooks at DPA

The Delaware Public Archives has a small collection of yearbooks researchers can use to learn about academic life through the 20th Century.

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Milford Photograph Exhibit

Delaware Public Archives Digital Archive

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Layout of the Land

Delaware Public Archives

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The Milford School Desegregation Crisis of 1954

In honor of African American History Month, the Delaware Public Archives will present a special program to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education case on Saturday, February 1, 2014, 10:30 a.m.  Following the Supreme Court’s landmark decision in the Brown v. Board of Education in May 1954, Milford High School […]

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Sailing Along The Mispillion

We typically do not collect private papers, but we do have some.  One of the collections of private papers we have in our Small Manuscript Collection is the Florence Lewis Papers.  There are several series within this collection, from newspapers to genealogical research notes. But the one I want to talk about today is the […]

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